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June 19, 2016
"Life After the Mainline: The Future of Protestantism"
Dr. Bruce Douglass
The denominations that once constituted the Protestant “establishment” in the U.S. no longer occupy that position. What might this mean for their future identity and mission? Dr. Douglass is Associate Professor, Department of Government, Georgetown University, and director of the Reformed Institute of Metropolitan Washington spoke at National Presbyterian Church on June 19, 2016.  

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June 12, 2016
"America’s Theologian: The Importance of Jonathan Edwards for the Church Today"
Dr. Steve Crocco
Jonathan Edwards (1703-1758) is America’s greatest theologian. Known largely as the preacher of “Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God,” many dismissed him as cruel and bitter. But there is vastly more to this thinker and church leader, and Christians continue to read and discuss his writings. Dr. Crocco is Director, Yale University Divinity Library and spoke at National Presbyterian Church on June 12, 2016.  

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May 29, 2016
"Looking for God in a “Galaxy Far, Far Away” – The Gospel According to Star Wars"
Dr. Quinn Fox
Occasioned by the seventh and latest installment in the epic space film series, Associate Pastor Quinn Fox considered some of the spiritual themes of the pop-culture phenomenon that has now spanned nearly four decades.

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April 16, 2016
"Helping Refugees: From Crisis to Response"
Tom Albinson, Serge Duss, Ruth Famini, Laura McDonald, Razan Osman, Mark Smith, Miray Zaour
What can we do about the global refugee crisis? Panelists, including displaced individuals and experts from the State Department, NGOs, and Christian ministries, helped us to understand what we hear in the news and channeled our dismay into positive responses.    Panelists included: Tom Albinson, International Association for Refugees Serge Duss, International Medical Corps Ruth Famini, World Relief Rachel Leslie, U.S. Department of State Laura McDonald, Refugee Trauma Expert Razan Osman, Lutheran Social Services Mark Smith, World Vision Miray Zaour, Damascus, Syria 10 Things You Can Do  

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